Faculty Department

Dr. Subhra Rajat Balabantaray

Assistant Professor, Senior Scale

M.A. (Sociology)- University of Hyderabad- 2007

M.Phil (Sociology)- Pondicherry University- 2009

Ph.D (Sociology)- University of Hyderabad- 2020

Career Graph:

Has been associated with UPES since 2016. Prior to this he worked as a Consultant for London School of Economics and Political Science. He has also worked in the capacity of Project Fellow, Research Associated and Field Investigator in various national and international research projects. He has published 8 research papers in Scopus, ABDC and UGC care listed journals. He has published 3 papers in edited volumes.

Recent Publications:

  • Impact of Indian Cinema on Culture and creation of World View among Youth: A Sociological Analysis of Bollywood Movies” in Journal of Public Affairs, (Indexed in WoS and Scopus). DOI:10.1002/pa.2405
  • “Review of (revisiting) the transgender education in India: An analysis of the National Educational Policy 2020” in Journal of Public Affairs, (Indexed in WoS and Scopus). DOI: 10.1002/pa.2504
  • “Roles of policies, regulations and institutions in sustainability of ocean tourism”. Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development, 5(2): 1295. doi: 10.24294/jipd.v5i2.1295
  • “Impact Of Covid-19 On Mental Health Issues In India: Understanding The Factors Of Suicides Due To Pandemic”, Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 2022; 17(1):i1091. doi: 10.24083/apjhm.v17i1.1091

Honours and Achievements:

Gold Medalist in M.Phil

Research interests:

Sociology of Environment, Sociology of Development, Gender Studies